The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Balancing
Rank 52 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 13 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.16% 1.80% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.23% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 4
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,100 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Load Balancing
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
466 449 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.41% 80.76% 64.09%
Number of salaries quoted 399 387 230
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,589 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region.

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Load Balancing Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing.

1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 21 (63.64%) Firewall
3 20 (60.61%) MPLS
4 17 (51.52%) Internet
4 17 (51.52%) F5
5 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
7 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (39.39%) LAN
8 13 (39.39%) WAN
9 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 12 (36.36%) IIS
9 12 (36.36%) Windows
10 11 (33.33%) VPN
11 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (30.30%) VMware
11 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (27.27%) OSPF
12 9 (27.27%) BGP
12 9 (27.27%) CCIE
13 8 (24.24%) CCNP
13 8 (24.24%) HP
13 8 (24.24%) SAN
13 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
14 7 (21.21%) IPv4
14 7 (21.21%) IPv6
14 7 (21.21%) CCNA
14 7 (21.21%) DNS
15 6 (18.18%) MCITP
15 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (36.36%) IIS
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) MPLS
3 17 (51.52%) Internet
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (39.39%) LAN
5 13 (39.39%) WAN
6 11 (33.33%) VPN
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (27.27%) OSPF
8 9 (27.27%) BGP
9 8 (24.24%) SAN
10 7 (21.21%) DNS
10 7 (21.21%) IPv4
10 7 (21.21%) IPv6
11 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 5 (15.15%) DWDM
13 3 (9.09%) FTP
13 3 (9.09%) IPsec
14 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
14 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Team Leader
2 7 (21.21%) Network Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Operations Team Leader
4 5 (15.15%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Server Support
5 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Resilience Testing
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (3.03%) Network Design
3 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (27.27%) CCIE
4 8 (24.24%) CCNP
5 7 (21.21%) CCNA
6 6 (18.18%) MCITP
7 2 (6.06%) MCP
7 2 (6.06%) MCSE
8 1 (3.03%) CCDA
8 1 (3.03%) CCDP
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) F5
3 15 (45.45%) CheckPoint
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) VMware
6 8 (24.24%) HP
7 6 (18.18%) Dell
7 6 (18.18%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) Juniper